state rep jay barnes http://kbia.org en Why health literacy is a crucial part of healthcare reform http://kbia.org/post/why-health-literacy-crucial-part-healthcare-reform <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's Health and Wealth Update, the first part of a discussion about health literacy and the healthcare reform.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:31:49 +0000 Harum Helmy 30332 at http://kbia.org Why health literacy is a crucial part of healthcare reform Mo. Medicaid expansion still lacks rural legislative support http://kbia.org/post/mo-medicaid-expansion-still-lacks-rural-legislative-support <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week -- we’re hearing about the Medicaid expansion debate down in West Plains -- the seat of rural Howell County. <a href="http://www.mobudget.org/files/Medicaid_Expansion_Rural_1-2013.pdf">A study by the Missouri Budget Project shows</a> that Medicaid expansion would have its most dramatic impact in the state’s rural areas.</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Harum Helmy & Jennifer Davidson 29531 at http://kbia.org Mo. Medicaid expansion still lacks rural legislative support Missouri Republicans Outline 'Commonsense Conservative' Medicaid Alternative http://kbia.org/post/missouri-republicans-outline-commonsense-conservative-medicaid-alternative-0 <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 1.5">A long-promised Republican alternative to Medicaid expansion was filed today in the <a href="http://house.mo.gov/default.aspx">Missouri House</a>.</span></p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:47:21 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29562 at http://kbia.org Missouri Republicans Outline 'Commonsense Conservative' Medicaid Alternative Mo. House panel to review job-creation tax breaks http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-review-job-creation-tax-breaks <p>A Missouri House committee plans to review the effectiveness of the state's job-creation incentives.</p><p>State Rep. Jay Barnes says his committee will look into the Missouri Quality Jobs program and other economic development tax credits when the Legislature convenes in January. Barnes is a Republican from Jefferson City and chairman of the House Committee on Government Oversight and Accountability.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:54:23 +0000 Associated Press 20920 at http://kbia.org Mo. House panel to review job-creation tax breaks